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John Yates Presents on Design Piracy Act

The Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prohibition Act (IDPPPA) was the focus of a recent presentation by G&B associate John R. Yates to the Intellectual Property Section of the Ventura County Bar Association.   The IDPPPA or Design Piracy Act, as it is...

G&B Home to Three Southern California Super Lawyers

Greenberg & Bass is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in 2011 Southern California Super Lawyers.  Only 5% of the lawyers in Southern California (excluding San Diego) are named to the list. James R. Felton, Managing...

How to Judge a Good Lawyer

What makes a lawyer good?   Certainly, some people would look to courtroom verdicts won by the lawyer.  That is one measure.  Others might look to the type of clients the lawyer represents.    The larger the client the better its counsel.   And, what about how much a...

LA Business Journal Quotes John Yates on Forever 21 Court Victory

A federal lawsuit involving clothing store chains Forever 21 and Express was recently resolved when a federal judge in Los Angeles dismissed Express’ claim of copyright infringement against competitor Forever 21. In covering the story, the Los Angeles Business...

Fraudulent Transfer Claims Defeated and Plaintiff Pays Fees

Situation G&B wholesale watch distributor client was sued by a Michigan company in 2009, based on alleged non-payment under a marketing agreement to sell watches in bulk to K-Mart. The agreement was signed in 2001 by the client’s current CEO, but on behalf of the...